Vriddha Jageshwar Temple is an ancient temple located in Jageshwar of Almora district. This sacred temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that Lord Shiva used to residence here. This is old temple from the Jageshwar temple, hence it is known as the Vriddha Jageshwar temple. It is said that 'King Chand' was once going to war, suddenly they saw a cow, which was giving milk on a stone itself. The king was surprised to see this incident and he went near and checked that stone, then they found Shivling on there. Then the king pledged that if he wins the war then he will build a temple here. After winning the war, they built this temple. The Kumaon's Chand Dynasty was the patron of the Vriddha Jageshwar temple. The Vriddha Jageshwar temple is one of Jageshwar's main religious sites..
The nearest airport to Jageshwar is Pantnagar Airport, which is about 149 km from Jageshwar.
The nearest railway station of Jageshwar is Kathgodam railway station, which is about 116 km from Jageshwar.
The Vriddha Jageshwar Temple is located at a distance of 3 km from Jageshwar.
The journey of Vriddha Jageshwar Temple can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.